Summary

Kolymsky Heights: a frozen Siberian hell lost in endless night and the perfect location for an underground Russian research station. It's a place so secret, it doesn't officially exist….
Once there, the scientists are forbidden to leave. But one scientist is desperate to get a message to the outside world. So desperate he sends a plea across the wilderness to the west in order to summon the one man alive who can achieve the impossible....
©1994 Lionel Davidson (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd
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"Sensationally good. Cleverly conceived and brilliantly executed. One of the great thrillers of the last century." (Charles Cumming)
"I've never read a thriller that so successfully transported me to a hitherto unimagined place." ( Guardian)
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5 out of 5 stars
By alice on 17-11-17

Skip the introduction, it contains spoilers

Great story, great characters, the only fly in the ointment is Philip Pullman giving away a couple of important plot points in his introduction.

Skip the introduction and get straight into the story

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Gillian on 10-08-16

Absolutely brilliant

Everything about this story is excellent and it's narrated extremely well. Gripping story and the plot hang together very well!

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7 of 8 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By jeff on 13-09-17

the best thriller ever

the prologue was spot on. the best spy thriller in existence. best truly Renaissance hero, too. brilliantly read. you won't be able to turn it off!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Odd on 20-04-17

highly recommended

I really enjoyed This book from start to finish.
This could make for an exciting Thriller on the movie Scream.

o.a.skaarbo.

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